Social scientist Ian Diamond, who led an overhaul of Welsh university funding, has been named as the UK’s national statistician.
Former civil servant Ravi Gurumurthy is to become chief executive of the UK innovation charity Nesta.
The UK’s post-study work offer for international students is significantly less attractive than competitor nations, with UK policies moving in the opposite direction to those of its international counterparts, a review has found.
UK Research and Innovation has launched the Healthy Ageing Programme, a £98 million strand of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund that aims to increase research that will support the UK’s ageing population.
More detail is needed on the government’s promise of additional funding to ensure continuity in the supply of medicines in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the life sciences industry has warned.
An alliance aimed at providing researchers with better access to health data has recruited a group of hospital trusts, research bodies and medical research charities to increase the range of information available.